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HLN
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
new gig with the philadelphia eagles and his new attitude. >>> also, a physics lesson for swimmer michael phelps. two cars in the same place at the same time equals a big bang. how he's doing after this clash and what police are saying about alcohol and the accident. >>> also, a would-be robber finds out having a weapon isn't enough in one store. he didn't get the money, but he did get a smack down he's not likely to forget. >>> all right, take a nice deep breath, it's friday. welcome to your weekend almost, and to hln "news and views." sit back, relax, and let us get you informed. this is a story a lot of people are talking about today. the philadelphia eagles making it official. about an hour ago the team announced they signed disgraced quarterback michael vick to a one-year deal with an option for a second year. now, remember, vick spent 18 months in prison on federal dogfighting charges. larry smith is in philadelphia right now. clearly, the team is hoping this is going to be the beginning of a turnaround for i guess for them and for him, but i have to wonder what the fans are
CNBC
Aug 13, 2009 8:00pm EDT
the philadelphia eagles have signed michael vick. the nfl quarterback to a two-year deal. it's going to be an interesting situation as far as what the reaction is going to be from sponsors, from season ticket holders. and obviously the philadelphia eagles decide that it's worth taking a chance because michael vick must be talented enough. of course, he's not going to be their starting quarterback. they have donovan mcnabb, but enough of a project that this is a risk worth taking. >> this is a kind of a real shocker, isn't it? america, we kind of love dogs so when you're put in prison for mistreating dogs because you ran a dog fighting ring of those pit bulls, i imagine peta is going to go wild over this, aren't they? >> yeah, he was the most hated man in all of sports certainly. and, you know, he has over the last five days spoken at two events for the humane society. those these are the things he's going to have to do. anyone who hates him and who is going to be his critics he has to align himself with. and i assume the philadelphia eagles are going to help make that connection so t
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
an nfl franchis. >> he will be with the philadelphia eagles. >>> a woman is telling her story about what happened inside united medical center. she says she was raped by a worker while seeking treatment. >> he was watching them give me the medicine. i woke up, and he was on top of me. >> the 42-year-old mother of four said she had been a patient at united medical center for two days when the attack happened. sources tell abc 7 that an investigation is in full swing, but at this point, no one is under arrest. abc7 did try to talk to hospital authorities, and at this point, no one is commenting. >>> president obama is downplaying the protests by angry protesters at town hall meetings across the country, and he was in montana to post a town hall meeting of his own. in the meantime, president obama says he is not trying to vilify insurance companies. he is on an four-state tour as part of his pledge to overhaul the insurance system. >>> earlier today, eunice kennedy shriver was honored, the founder of special olympics. her daughter, california first lady maria shriver, who called her mother,
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
home in the n.f.l. signing with the philadelphia eagles. the announcement just weeks after the league lifted his suspension. fox 5 dave feldman is live up in baltimore tonight. you were there for the skins- ravens preseason game. we'll get to that in a second. let's start off with the breaking news. >> reporter: yeah, brian. about michael vick with all the speculation ending, everyone wanted to know when. everyone wanted to know where. he's not getting coming -- not coming to washington to play for the skins but he is coming to washington at least twice a year. the announcement will be at a formal press conference tomorrow. he is an eagle. he was released from home confinement july 20. the n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell conditionally released his suspension. goodell said he would consider vick for full reinstatement by week six at the latest. here's what one fan in baltimore had to say. >> well, i'm just waiting for donovan mcnabb's to assault some more on her blog. it doesn't affect me too much. being the size of the city in philadelphia, they don't have too many dogs running arou
ABC
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
football league. he signed a contract with the philadelphia eagles. michael vick was in philadelphia all day. they will have a news conference tomorrow to announce it. he was the number two draft pick in 2001. he has not played since 2006. he was convicted of running a dogfighting operation. he was suspended indefinitely from the nfl. he signed a two-year deal with the eagles today. now let me tell you this -- the suspension begins as soon as the regular-season starts. the commissioner says he will reevaluate the suspension and will and it by week number 6. bottom line, michael vick in the national football league. the nationals lost tonight to the cincinnati reds, the final, 7-0. hat is three straight losses. jonny gomes homered in the first. a solo shot in the sixth. bronson arroyo two-hit the nats. the redskins and the nationals loose. >> you're just julie loves targ, it's got the supplies teacher told her to get and for a great deal. she also expects he'll love the sandwich. she expects he'll think of her when he sees the note. so she shops target. gotta have deals on the stuff she's
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 4:30am EDT
, after weeks of speculation, the philadelphia eagles have decided to roll the dice and give a second chance to troubled quarterback michael vick. here's nbc's bill seward with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> hi, everybody. michael vick is back in the national football league. former falcons quarterback spent 18 months in prison for running a dogfighting ring. vick has been out of football since 2006 and will back up mcnabb in philadelphia. vick's new team, eagles, hosting tom brady and the patriots. brady hasn't taken a snap since injuring his knee 11 months ago but looks pretty good in his first start back. one of his two td bunches. brady's bunch beats the eagles, 27-25. rematch of steelers and cardinals. typical preseason game. starter nowhere to be found. undrafted rookie redmond stole the show with two rushing touchdowns for the champs. steel curtain comes down hard on the cardinals. the start of a new era for tony romo and the raiders. no t.o., no problem. he connects with his bff whitten for the score. up 7-3 early. it's not enough. raiders come back to beat th
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
for the first practice with the philadelphia eagles. hear what his teammates are saying about it. >>> can you smell the barbecue? we'll take you to a bash in bel air. yeah, no it's great. i eat anything that i want. key lime pie, pineapple upside down cake, raspberry cheesecake... ... yeah, every night is something different. oh, yeah yeah... ... she always keeps them in the house. no, no, no. i've actually lost weight... i just have a high metabolism or something... ...lucky. babe... umm, i gotta go. (announcer) 28 delicious flavors at around 100 calories each. yoplait, it is so good. >>> you work hard your whole life and put away as much money as you can for retirement, so imagine trying to get your money only to find out you can't touch it. it's happening and the federal government wants you to know the warning signs. joce sterman explains how to protect your future. >> reporter: dick allen is enjoying the golden years of retirement and worked hard to get there. one of his jobs was for a small environmental company. >> i was running a warehouse for them. >> reporter: but he eventually got
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 8:00pm EDT
to the philadelphia eagles, signing a two-year deal, potentially worth $6 million. more than enough incentive to stay on message. >> i knew it was wrong and i felt it was wrong. and i was wrong for what i did. at that point in time, my life was wrong, and it was unnecessary. it was totally unnecessary and uncalled for. i'm glad that i got the opportunity at a second chance. everybody deserves a second chance. but you only get one shot at a second chance. if i can, you know, help moran mall more animals that i hurt, then i'm contributing. if i can help more than i hurt, i'm contributing. try to do more good than bad. >> jeff laurie, a self-prescribed extreme animal lover is convinced that vick has changed his ways. but has he? >>> in taiwan, a desperate fight for survival. thousands displaced by the most serious flooding in 50 years. look at the pictures, just in credible the cause? a massive typhoon swamping dozens of villages. >> survivors and rescuers making very treacherous conditions. john voss has been to the middle of it all. >> there is still devastation everywhere you go. roads remain impassa
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
." what do you think of the philadelphia eagles' decision to sign michael vick? e-mail us watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> a baltimore county man is in police custody after they say he attacked his wife with a hack et. -- hatchet. fortunately the woman was not hurt. the suspect faces charges of domestic assault. >> today president obama embarks on a tour of public health care. >> the president is going to take a family vacation, but first he'll hold a town hall meeting. >> president obama heads west on a health care reform meeting. >> one poll shows his efforts in trouble. >> rationing happens now. >> 34% of americans tell u.s.a. today that they are now sympathetic to protesters. 21% say less so. gingrich wants more town -- newt gingrich wants more town halls. some say the president is pushing everything from abortion to euthenasia in his reform plan. >> we're trying to stop those -- the misinformation. >> the add pays for the doctors teaming up with the major union to back the president. >> it means you can't be denied coverage for a preexisting condition or dropped if you get sick. it mea
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:30am EDT
. michael vick signed a two-year deal with the philadelphia eagles. he hasn't played since 2006 since running a dog fighting ring in virginia and serving two years. he has ban loud to sign with the team but he's prohibited from all games except the last two preseason games. he said he would consider full reason statement by vick by week six at the latest. that brings us to our "water cooler question of the day." what do you think of the philadelphia eagles' decision to re-sign michael vick? >> a former howard county school employee will spend 16 months behind bars. robert douglas john ston plead guilty to having a two-year relationship with a 15-year-old -- now 17-year-old -- student. he has been a howard county school employee for 40 years. >> the time now 35:37. -- 5:37. you pro probably know how much doing nothing can affect your health? >> plus, can't seem to wake up in the morning zph -- morning? >> this is more like you. do you sleep for three hours and feel like the energizer bunny when you wake up? >> some people can function on a few hours of sleep and others can not. >> as f
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. >>> michael vick is returning to professional football. he signed a two-year deal with the philadelphia eagles. he is eligible to practice immediately but will have to wait awhile before he can apply. -- before he can play. >> you only that one shot at a second chance. i am conscious of that. >> just weeks after being released from federal prison after serving time on dogfighting charges, the disgraced star signed a two-year deal with philadelphia. >> i made mistakes, it does a terrible things, made a horrible mistake. i want to be part of the solution and not the problem. >> from fans, there was mixed reaction. >> i am cool with michael vick. can use a super bowl, baby? >> he sits there all year and the cameras are on michael vick, making us look bad. >> peta issued a strongly worded statement that they're disappointed that they decided to hire a man who hangs dogs from trees. >> for all who are dog lovers, and i have dogs myself, i have looked past and i think everybody else should as well. >> reports are michael vick will earn one but $6 million this year. partially reinstated, he is eligib
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
for the philadelphia eagles. the star quarterback has also broken his silence about his roam in an illegal dog fighting ring. in an exclusive interview with "60 minutes," vic tells james brown that he accepts full responsibility for his actions. >> it was wrong, j.b., and, you know, i feel tremendous hurt behind what happened, and i should have took the initiative to stop it all, and i didn't. i didn't step up. i wasn't a leader. >> vic also spoke about his time in prison and admitted he cried at night in his cell. you can see the full interview on "60 minutes" this sunday at 7:00. >>> the excitement of nfl football returned to baltimore tonight. the ravens opened up there' preseason schedule. kai jackson joins us live from federal hill with the fans reaction as the rival redskins came to town. >> reporter: that's right, the lights in the distance behind us, that's the stadium still in operation. the baltimore ravens regular season begins in earnest one month from tonight, but fans aren't waiting that long to get fired up. the purple. the passion. the players. fans flute' hands together and their hopes
CBS
Aug 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
with the philadelphia eagles. he is eligible to play in a preseason gayle in two weeks. however, during his sick 60 interview with james brown, vick said football isn't his priority right now. >> football don't even it matter. >> reporter: losing a $135 million contract don't matter? >> it don't it matter. i deserve to his lose. that. >> reporter: you deserve to lose it. >> yeah, i deserve to lose the 130 million. >> philadelphia eagles owner jeffrey lurie has stated that if vick does not become active in community he won't after place on his team. >> a new study reveals people with sleep apnea have increased health risks and are 46% more likely to die at an earlier age. the percentage is even higher among men. sleep apnea prevents oxygen from reaching the lungs. >>> a shock report about the money you handle every day. a group of scientists says that cocaine is present in 90s% of the paper money used in large city, like baltimore. however, the amount on the bills is so small there are no health or legal issues for consumers. >>> well, if you knew the location of an abandoned vehicle the city wants
NBC
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
forever. the number one story in sports the last couple weeks. playing for the philadelphia eagles. a surprise. not so much if you think about it. their backup quarterback got hurt. and an established quarterback. not so much of a threat right now. >> if you are the redskins. that isn't something that you want to hear. >> turning to baseball. nationals taking on the cincinnati red. they did not have an answer for arrollo, or johnny gomes. bottom second. gomes facing ballister. this one is gone. a two-run bomb. one of three home runs. and gomes. red roll over the nationals. and if you combine the national score and redskins score. and 30-0. >> a shut out. >> not the end of the world. and going to got a whole lot better. >> it's got to. got to get a whole lot better. up next. something that will >>> textbooks may have gotten cheaper for college students. the publisher will start renting textbooks to students this summer. for prices less than retail pricesch that means students won't have to pay full price for books they won't need after one semester. initially the company will offer
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00am EDT
at wbaltv.com. >> the philadelphia eagles are ready to take the heat that may come after signing former atlanta falcons player vick michael vick. vick says he made a horrible mistake and doesn't expect forgiveness to come quickly. >> just months after walking out of a federal prison, michael vick sat before the cameras as a philadelphia eagle. >> i made poor judgment, bad decisions in my life. i had to reach a turning point. prison definitely did it for me. >> the man coin convicted for his role in a dog-fighting ring was apolicy jetic. >> to this day i can't understand why i was involved in such pointless activity. >> his new team mentor tony dungy explained his decision. >> they feel mike will be a help to their football team, but they also stepped out to give a man a second chance. >> but will fans be agriculture forgiving? so far racks are mixed. >> i definitely think we can add to our offense, a hybrid offense, an andy reid offense that i think will be unheard of in the nfl. >> if they sit him on the bench, make us look bad for having michael vick in town, it was a stupid signing.
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
, michael vick sat before the cameras as a philadelphia eagle. >> i made poor judgment. ions in my ad life, you know. and i had to reach a turning point. and prison finitely did it for me. >> reporter: the name convicted in a dogfighting role was apologetic. >> to this day i can't understand why i was involved in such pointless activity. >> reporter: while his new team and recent mentor, tony dungy, explained their decisions. >> feel like mike is going to help their football team and be a weapon for them. but they also stepped out to give a manning a second chance. >> vick! >> reporter: will fans be as forgiving? so far reactions are mixed. >> i definitely think he can add to an offense and a hybrid offense and andy reid offense that i think is going to be unheard of in the nfl. >> if they set him on the bench and make us look bad for having somebody like michael vick in town that doesn't do anything for us, it was a stupid signing. >> reporter: the signing left peta outraged. the animal rights group saying they were, quote, disappointed the philadelphia eagles have chosen to sign a man wh
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
as a philadelphia eagle. what fans are saying this morning. >>> also ahead, he is only 11 years old but has landed a one on one interview that might leave journalists four times his age a little bit jealous. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> traffic on the american legion bridge already running pretty heavy this morning. i think we've seen this trend. fridays, people seem to get to work a little bit earlier and leave a little bit early. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. yeah, summertime felt like summertime most of the week. >> more of of the same. more summertime conditions. hot temperatures ranging from the mid-80s to the low 90s between a erndovand over the co of the weekend. and a lot thof so losnshine tso is good. here is a look at your satellite-radar composite for this hour. we will see plenty of sunshine once the sun comes up. clmngs lk od. ere a ousode ms clouds off to the south and easto nasta littl bit of precipitation south and east of the district as well. right now, reagan national airport is reporting a temperature of 72 degrees. the humidity is up there, 91%. you
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
to a two-year contract with the philadelphia eagles. >> the team is holding a news conference right now. and that's tony speaking on his behalf. >> when he talked to mike, he asked me if i would come onboard on behalf of the league in a formal role, and i was happy to do that. i was excited to see what would transpire. when he got reincited several people called me, several coaches called me about my dealings with mike. we had a long conversation about where i felt where mike was. i am proud of the philadelphia eagles. i know they did not do this as a charity measure. they feel like mike will help their football team and be a weapon for them. and they also stepped out to give a man a second chance. i think that's important. i have done a lot of work with inmates and ex-offenders for the last 13 years, and the last project i was involved was getting together with the mayor there on a re-entry program. we have roughly 4,000 inmates every year that come back into the city of indianapolis, and marion county there. and those young men made mistakes, and they need to come back and be producti
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
. alina cho looking at vick's deal with the philadelphia eagles along with reaction from fans and animal rights groups. >>> pointed questions and heated tempers from town to town. the health care debate rages on. the road for members of congress. the town hall meetings have been taking place. the president steps back to the fray. he's headed to montana for another meeting on health care reform. correspondents are fanned out across the nation tracking every side of the debate. >>> we begin with major developments in the deadly midair crash over the hudson river. for this morning, for the first time, we're seeing the moment of impact. the tragic collision caught on home video by an italian tourist and obtained by nbc news. the images offer incredible insight to what went wrong. a warning that some of you will find the images incredibly difficult to watch. oh, my god. oh, my god. >> nine people die in that crash. when you slow down the footage, you can see the aircraft attempting to turn and climb at the last second only to clip the helicopter with its right wing. this morning, nearly a wee
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 6:30pm EDT
to be part of the solution, not the problem. >> reporter: the philadelphia eagles will pay vick $1.6 million to play football this year. >> fortunately, in this country, if we handle ourselves the proper way, we're given the opportunity for second chances. >> reporter: but some fans are not feeling so generous. >> i was an eagles fan up until yesterday. >> reporter: really? >> and i simply can't root for a team that puts someone like this on their roster. >> reporter: the newspapers and talk radio were on fire today. >> i think the eagles have gone crazy. >> reporter: animal rights groups are split. people for the ethical treatment of animals said they are "disappointed that the philadelphia eagles have chosen to sign a man who hanged dogs from trees, electrocuted them with jumper cables." but the humane society said "we look forward to working together to combat the dog fighting problem in philadelphia and nationwide." vick has agreed to speak out against animal cruelty, and the team says he had better do it well. >> if we don't have an extremely proactive player here, off the field, then t
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 10:00pm EDT
signed with the philadelphia eagles. fox 5 dave ross with more on vick's return and what it means for everyone involved. >> reporter: there were mixed emotions today in philadelphia. protesters lined the eagles practice facility to show their displeasure with the signing of michael vick who spoke for the first time since his release from prison. >> reporter: three months ago michael vick was released from federal prison after serving 18 months for running a dogfighting operation. today vick was back in the n.f.l. formally introduced as the newest member of the philadelphia eagles. >> i know it's a privilege and not a right. i want to do whatever is necessary and be the best ambassador for the n.f.l. as we all know in the past, i made some mistakes, made a horrible mistake. and now i want to be part of the solution and not the problem. >> reporter: while vick wants to prove he's a changed man, some people don't believe he should be back in the league at all. >> people were disappointed to learned eagles had chosen this kind of guy who hung dogs from trees and electrocuted and drown
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
vick returning to the nfl as a philadelphia eagle. dan hellie joins us now with more on what this means and vick is talking now. >> yes. turnout at the eagles practice facility, largest in years. nearly 100 media members and two dozen cameras soft spoken and remorsef remorseful. michael vick talking about his return to the nfl. vick is back in theame after serving 18 months in federal prison for his involvement in dog fighting. the eagles say there will be no third chances for vick. if he screws up, he's gone. and animal rights groups already set billboards by the stadium blasting the signing of vick and the headline in today's philadelphia paper -- hide your dogs. as for vick he was saying all the right things. >> i was wrong for what i did. everything that happened at that point in time in my life was wrong. and, you know, unnecessary and, you know, to this day, i can't understand why i was involved in such pointless activity. and why did i risk so much at the pinnacle of my career and i was naive to a lot of things. but i figure if i can, you know, help more animals than i hurt, then
CBS
Aug 25, 2009 12:00pm EDT
to help put out the blaze. >>> the philadelphia eagles are taking heat for signing michael vick. now they're hoping to team with animal rights groups to stop dogfighting. michael vick was not at the meeting, but a spokesperson for the eagles says the team has an obligation to the community to work with kids in particular to discourage them from engaging in dogfighting or any kind animal abuse. >>> a south african athlete continues to make headlines around the world, but not only for her championship running but her gender. caster sominia arrived home to a rather warm welcome. south africans are celebrating her win at the athletics world championships in berlin. others are questioning why she had such high levels of testosterone in her system. she's undergoing gender testing to clear up the controversy. >>> still ahead at noon, take a look outside, marty bass will be back in 2 1/2 minutes with your first warning weather forecast. >>> let's take a look at today's midd >>> let's talk, it's a beautiful day, there's puffy shade clouds. we'll have nice weather today, tomorrow and into thursday.
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
quarterback michael vick has a new team to call home. the philadelphia eagles signed vick to a two-year death worth 6.6 million dollars. vick has been out of football since 2006 and he was convicted of conspiracy in running a dog-fighting ring. under the terms of his initial suspension, he cannot appear in games until approved. that brings us to our "water cooler question of the day." what do you think of the eagles' decision to sign michael vick? e-mail us your answers at -- >> the h1n1 has claimed another life. it comes from the washington suburbs and according to the sbeshes suburbs they had underlying medical conditions which contributed to the death. health officials are warning people to take advantage of vaccines when they become available. >> a former band director at a howard county school spent a year and a haffer behind bars for sexually abusing a student. robert douglas john ston had all but 18 months of his nine-year term suspended for the two-year relationship he had the student. he must register as a sex offender. >> we have a couple updates to two stories brault to you by our
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
forecast is coming up. >> the philadelphia eagles are ready to take the heat that will no doubt come from some after signing michael vick. he served 18 months in federal prison for his part in running an illegal dogfighting and bring. he says that he knows he made a horrible mistake and does not expect quick forgiveness. >> just months after walking out of the federal prison, michael vick sat before the cameras as a philadelphia eagle. >> i'm a poor judgment and bad decisions in my life. i had to reach a turning point. prison definitely did it for me. >> he was apologetic. >> to this day, i cannot understand why i was involved in such pointless activity. >> while his new team in recent mentor explained their decision. >> they feel like mike is going to help their football team and the weapon for them. and they also stepped out to give the man a second chance. >> can fans be as forgiving? reactions are mixed. >> i definitely think we can add to a hybrid offense and i think it will be unheard of in the nfl. >> they will make us look bad. >> the signing left peta outraged. they were disappoi
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
with the philadelphia eagles. it's the 29-year-old's fir time back in the big leagues since 2006. that's when he pleaded guilty to felony dogfighting charges. an official announcement from the team is expected later today, and we will have complete reaction coming up in about 20 minutes. it's 6:11 now. time for zprask weather of 10 minutes. >> adam caskey is live in rockville with a check on our neighborhood forecast. it's not too bad of a morning out there, adam. >> no, not at all. births -- it's about what you'd expect this time of year. we have the all-important weekend forecast coming up. i want to take a look at the radar screen right now. we do have a few showers popping up over the northern neck of virginia, basically readville southward, and these are hardly moving at all. one to the south in the center of your screen, well, that has intensified, while the one to the west has actually begun to rain itself out. that's it for rain right now, and there's the slightest chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm later on today, but it's so slight, we hesitate to even mentiyou'moe re b pd you'll be
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
announce his deal with the philadelphia eagles. we'll take a listen right now. >> i want to do whatever is necessary and be the best ambassador for the nfl and the community. i want to send a special thanks to my family, my fiance and my mom, my dad, everybody who was influential in helping me change as an individual. i want to say thank you to the commissioner goodell, i want to say thank you to tony -- tony dungy, who is serving as my mentor, also being influential in my walk and helping redefine me as an individual and just giving me the proper advice and being there and having open dialogue with me at all times. i want to say thank you to my agent joe siegal, who has been there through the ups and downs and through the hardest times of my life. judy smith as well as other people who have contributed in my comeback. once again, i know everybody is thinking why philadelphia, first off i think it's one of the flagship organizations, great tradition, great staff, great organization. it's a great place and i just want to be a part of a great tradition and give this team every opportunity
FOX
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
of complaints. >>> michael vick hit the practice field with the philadelphia eagles over the weekend. we'll hear what he is saying about his time in prison and guilt he feels over the crime he committed. >>> start y off with a view from above. it looks like a pretty sunrise on this monday morning, august 17th. it is 7 # take right now. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. >>> tropical storm claudette made landfall along florida's handle just before #:00 this morning. >> it is expected to dump three to six inches of run with isolated areas getting amuch as 10 inches. forecaster are keeping an eye on hurricane bill. first hurricane of the 2009 atlantic soap. the national hurricane center expects bill will get stronger and could become a major hurricane by wednesday. >> hurricane season started on june 1st but it is kind of late in the season to be getting any kind of tropical activity and we've got a lot of it. >> it is actually not late in the season. >> is it not? >> the peak is like november. >> no, no, no, the peak is now into september. >> i was wrong all the way aro
HLN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
of the teams people would expect him to sign with. philadelphia eagles signed him. it's reportedly worth $1.6 million with an option for a second year at $5 million. the eagles were one of six teams who claimed they had no interest in vick. what do you think about it? that is what we're asking today. you know we're about news and views. we want yours. this is a very polarizing topic. how do you feel about the eagles signing michael vick? does he deserve a second chance or not? text to 45688. make sure you start with robin's name. in about ten minutes we'll hear some of your thoughts and from vick himself. >> you can also facebook it. we have a facebook page too. mcnabb, the quarterback, says he's happy about it? >> yeah. he'll play a backup quarterback role and do something in the new formation called a wildcat position, run and pass, kind of a hybrid of different positions. >>> a man pohad four rounds of tear gas. eventually he shouted out the window. they used a bean bag gun, tasered him and pulled him out. >> monster truck. dozens of people showed up at his miami dealership to watch a 5-
CNBC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
with the philadelphia eagles. we'll look at what this means for the team's image and the nfl. this is "the call" on cnbc. >>> all right. stocks are at a loss this morning, on weaker than expected economic data. i don't know, consumer sentiment was light, industrial production up for the first time in eight or nine months. the dow, however, off about 1.5%, down 132 points. the s&p following dutifully behind, down 14.90. the nasdaq also lighter. by whatever it's lighter by. 32 points. all down 1.5%. oil prices, however, are on the soft side, as melissa francis correctly predicted to me just a few moments ago. $68.66 gee whiz, trish, production up for the first time since last fall. consumer prices flat. doesn't look so bad to me. of. >> hey, well, you know, there is this mixed data, larry and i think that's what has some folks confused right now. you had a lot of positive data last week in terms of the unemployment reports, in terms of gdp. also saw better than expected productivity reports, which tends to happen at the end of the recession. and what do you know, we have the retail sales data yesterday, a
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
phelps returning to -- michael vick sign a deal with the philadelphia eagles, just a short time ago, he spoke about his return to football and says he's thankful for a second change. >> made a horrible mistake. now i want to be part of the solution and not the problem. >> vick's deal allows him to practice and play many the last two preseason games and he will be fully reenstated. >> he sat down with 60 minutes for an interview, you can see it sunday on wjz 13 at 7:00. >>> there's new information about a metro bus driver caught using a cell phone behind the wheel. the driver has been on leave since a rider photographed her last month. she use her personal phone to call the control center because her radio wasn't working. there's a zero tolerance policy for cell phone use by drivers. >>> two air traffic controllers on duty during the cash over the hudson river is on leave. >> reporter: two on duty are suspended. one was on the phone with his girlfriend, the other, a supervisor, wasn't even in the building. >> unbelievable. >> reporter: the faa says it probably didn't contribute to
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
, it is the philadelphia eagles that are giving it to him. they're discussing his conviction and his future both on and off the field. >> i figure if i can help more animals that i hurt, then i am contributing and i am doing my part. >> he will be working with the humane society. his first practice is tomorrow. he can't play for six weeks, but the nfl commissioner can change that. >>> a large-scale search is rwdeorun fayscowaped h fard r.rityconeso p authorities hveus foced on an area where devon champagne's mother lived. despite being in handcuffs and leg shackles, he overpowered a deputy by choking him with his restraints. the deputy had to be hospitalized. champagne remains at large tonight. >>> she was in prison for more than 30 years for trying to assassinate gerald ford, but today, she walked free. she was a follower of charles manson when she pointed a loaded gun at president gerald ford. secret service agents were able to get the got before it went off. she will be on parole supervision. >>> a patient at southeast washington medical center claims she was raped while unconscious. she saw the mainten
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
philadelphia eagles jersey this morning and ran out to start his first nfl practice in two years. the eagles signed a contract with him yesterday. vick should be comfortable with the offensive system, but it will take some time until he is in shape for football. >> he knows the offense, at least the foundation of it. that will help speed this up. the running andhrowg come all of thohi throwing come all of those things that he does, it will take a little time. >> the nationals have put the money on the table. there is a record-breaking contract offer. we do not know the details, but the nationals are offering more than e $10.5 million deal offered to mark prioyor. fifth inning, the party gets started. solo home run, 1-0, and it would stay that way until the seventh. home run, 2-0. the nationals hold on and a snap their losing streak to win. a step backward in toronto. one player for toronto used his head. toronto was up. he shoots and scores. the ladies are kicking the ball around today. she is so nice, she only has one name. right between her legs into the bowl. >> wow. >> jersey winds 2-1 -
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
- time traffic. >>> michael vick soring high with the philadelphia eagles. it's our big story this morning. >> he just left pron for his role in a dogfighting ring and the blogs are buzzing this morning. gurvir joining us with more. >> people wondering if he would land with any team and again he's going to philly. philly known for having some of the toughest not so nice fans but some people say it lost its reputation by signing vick. the eagles coach feels otherwise. >> he's back in the nfl. he has signed a year, $1.6 million deal. if he's around for 2 years he gets $5.2 million. a hard thing to swallow for the fans. >> it's a disgrace and i came to talk about. >> i don't think you'll be able to forget about it. it will be in the back of your mind. >> reporter: he was convicted in august of 2007 for conspiracy and was sentenced to 24 months in prison and was released after 18 months. he he was suspended by the nfl. he can now practice -- practice and play in the last two preseasogames. he could be fully reinstated in week six. >> he's an awesome player. i'm a die hard fan and
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
to a two-year contract with the redskins rival, the philadelphia eagles. we'll have much more on the vick signing and the redskins' loss >> we're following breaking news right now in southeast washington. that's where police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a man. >> it happened on stat ton road and sulin parkway? >> reporter: you can see behind me here that sulin parkway is closed here in both directions at stanton road. it was a little bit after 3:00 in the morning. police say that a pedestrian, believed to be in his 50s, was walking across suitland parkway at stanton road when he was struck by a car that was speeding westbound on suitland parkway. the victim was hit in the middle of the road, according to police, but his body was thrown quite a distance, giving you an idea of how fast this car was likely going. the driver of that car did not stop. they left the scene. we do have a description of the vehicle and police are looking for help in finding the person who was driving that car. it is described as a small, black or blue ca likely it has headlight windshield or fro
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:30pm EDT
in the game. he is getting a second chance, signed to a contract with the philadelphia eagles. and he is promising he will not disappoint on or off the field. but already his fresh start is running into some push back. our report tonight from nbc's ron allen. >> reporter: michael vick's appearance today as the newest member of the philadelphia eagles met with mixed response. most of it negative. >> i am appalled. >> he doesn't deserve to play. >> reporter: the paper warning hide your dogs. asking what are they thinking? a subdued vick told reporters he was thinking about redemption. >> i made some mistakes done some terrible things, made a horrible mistake. and now i want to be part of the solution and not the problem. >> reporter: vick has just finished serving 18 months in federal prison for bankrolling a dog fighting ring that many animals did not survive. his crime sparked angry protests. >> sack michael vick! >> reporter: the nfl suspended him indefinitely. a humiliating fall for a star quarterback once the league's highest paid player. >> i committed an act that was cruel and it
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 5:00am EDT
, you can go to our web site, wbaltv.com. >> the philadelphia eagles are ready to take the heat that will no doubt come after signing michael vick. he served 18 months for running a dog fighting ring. he said he knows he made a horrible mistake and doesn't expect quick forgiveness. >> before the cameras as a philadelphia eagles. >> i made poor judgment, bad decisions in my life, and you know, i had to reach a turning point and prison definitely did it for me. >> the man convicted for his role in a dog-fighting ring was apolicy jetic. >> to there day i can't understand why i was involved in such pointless activity. >> his new team mentor tony dungy. >> they feel mike will help their football team and be a weapon for them, but they also stepped out to give a man a second chance. >> but will fans be as forgiving? so far reaction is mixed. >> i think we can add to a hybrid offense. an andy ried offense. >> if they sit on the bench, make us look bad for having michael vick in town, then it was stupid planning. >> and the signing left peta outraged. the animal rights group saying they
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of teams passed on michael vick, tonight the philadelphia eagles said dwroe michael vick. his agent confirming that the former falcons has signed a two-year contract to join the eagles. he would serve as a backup to pro bowl qb donovan mcnabb and somehow this for a catch. his first week of eligibility would be week six. the eagles play the redskins in week seven on a monday night national tv at fedex field. you want to see a circus, brace yourself for that game. meanwhile as for this game here in baltimore tonight, not a whole lot of good news on either side of the ball for the redskins starter. never got across the 50-yard line. the defense played for two series. they gave up a 13-play drive and they a 14-play drive. joe flaco the sophomore was in for the first quarter of baltimore. he picked apart the skins to the deed of 9-1003 yards. that led to a field go. 3-0 ravens. jason campbell was in for two drievz for the red skindz. -- drivers for the redskins. not bad. this was his best effort. but the drive stalled. campbell 3-6. 38 yards before he got pulled. the ravens would go back
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. it was taped before the quarterback signed with the philadelphia eagles. james brown asked vick if he felt after two years behind bars he was still ready to play. >> two years is not a long time. i still run just as fast and throw the ball just as far as i did before i left. still have the same quickness. i know how i feel when i'm in tip-top condition. i train now and i never trained before. >> you can see this complete interview sunday night at 7:00 p.m. right here on wusa. >>> 40 years ago, folks, a generation came together for woodstock. today baby boomers are joining with a much younger generation to mark the anniversary of the music festival. our story now from bethel, new york. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: harry was just 15 when he heard there was a big music concert coming to upstate new york. >> said you go to woodstock don't come back to this house. >> reporter: he went anyway and he never looked back. >> highlight of my life basically. this was all wall-to-wall literally this close. >> reporter: he was one of 500,000 people, a sea of sweaty hippies celebrating peace, love and above
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
, let's begin this morning in philadelphia where michael vick is signing up to play for the eagles. the team plans a news conference any moment now. while we wait, let's go to cnn's sports correspondent larry smith and the eagles training center in south philly. larry, good to see you. look, a couple things here. it seems to me that one of the surprises here is that it's the eagles that we're talking about because so many teams have been mentioned as being in this michael vick, i don't want to call it sweepstakes, but a number of teams were considered to be in the picture for possibly signing him. you know, there seemed to be little doubt that someone was going to sign him, do i have that correct as we see andy read and michael vick stepping up to begin the news conference. maybe you can take that question on quickly and then we'll get to the news conference. >> very quickly. the eagles are one, certainly, and keep in mind donovan mcnabb lobbied to have michael vick here and andy read knows about second chances and both of his sons have had arrests on drug charges and the eagles wi
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
in the national football league. he signed with the philadelphia eagles, vowing to do all the right things. listen to this. >> you know, it's a surreal feeling right now. i couldn't envision it two years ago. i was optimistic that it would happen one day, but i knew it was going to be a long process. as a people, we fear the unknown, and i'm just happy that i have the opportunity now. i'm glad that coach reid and the rest of the organization stepped forward. donovan was very instrumental in that. and i'm glad that i got the opportunity to have a second chance. and, you know, i won't disappoint. >> let's turn to larry smith of cnn sports. larry, how is this playing out? >> reporter: well, you know, the man, wolf, really needed convincing was jeffrey lurie, the philadelphia eagles owner. he is a life-long dog lover and dog owner and didn't mince any words at all when talking about his disdain for vick's actions that got him in trouble. in fact, he said vick must continue his anti-dogfighting campaign outside his actions of the eagles for this partnership to work. >> his legend and whether we are giv
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
that michael vick is back in the nfl with the philadelphia eagles his story is the hot topic of discussion. at a local youth football practice parents and coaches are also seeing the quarterback's fall from grace and possible sports redemption as a teachable moment. >> tell him you have to make smart choices in life and you want to make sure you are doing the right thing. if you are going a role model for our children and other people in the world in society you want to do the right thing. >> reporter: even those that don't follow football have strong opinions. >> first place, i think people who engage in animal cruelty like that deserve a felony conviction. >> i figure everyone deserves a second opportunity and i'm happy to see someone picked him up. >> i think the role model thing isn't an issue for a few years. like until it starts acting up and becoming an issue in this city. so i think initially it will be good. in the end it will just turn out badly. >> reporter: the young players, they have gotten something from this as well. >> i think it is a great thing for the nfl, for the faste
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
rights activists are divided over the latest involvement involving michael vick. the philadelphia eagles introduced vick as their newest player. vick served a year and a half in prison for bankrolling a dogfighting ring. he appeared today with eagles' head coach andy reed and former nfl coach tony dungy who has been mentoring vick, and the former pro football quarterback said he is a changed man. >> the past, i made mistakes and did some terrible things and made a horrible mistake, and now i want to be part of the solution and not the problem. i'm making conscious efforts in the community to work with the humane society, and hopefully i can do that locally, and continue with my efforts and bring an awareness to animal cruelty and, you know, dogfighting, and the industries in our community. >> people for the ethical treatment of animals, or peta says, quote, peta and millions of decent football fans around the world are disappointed that the philadelphia eagles have chosen to sign a man who hanged dogs from trees, electrocuted them with jum per cables, held them underwater until they drow
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
away to federal prison. was released and just announced now has been signed by the philadelphia eagles. one of the conditions he got mentoring from this man, the man you're seeing there, tony dungy. not only an impressive coach, but also an -- an award-winning author. we may hear shortly from michael vick himself. >> a long conversation about where i felt mike was and i'm just really happy that things turned out this way. i'm proud of the philadelphia eagles. i know they didn't do this as a charity measure. they feel like mike is going to help their football team and be a weapon for them. but they also stepped out to give a man a second chance and i think that's important. i've done a lot of work with in ex-offends in tamp at last 15 years. the last case i was involved in in indianapolis was getting together with mayor there on a re-entry program. we have roughly 4,000 inmates every year that come back into the city of indianapolis and marion county there and we wanted to structure some things to make it easier for those young men who have made mistakes, to come back and be productive.
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
league and the philadelphia eagles a have decided to give michael vick a second chance. are you ready to give michael vick a second chance? get your cell phones out right now and text "a" for yes and "b" for no to 622639. we'll have a big discussion on this tonight. all that, and of course the drugster is back in "psycho talk." "daily show" co-creator lizz winstead weighs in on the edwards baby daddy drama. it will be a dandy. >>> first tonight's "op ed." all right, the president. he undoubtedly was the commander in chief on health care today. he went to big sky country, belgra belgrade, montana, and told the truth again. >> this is not some government takeover. if you like your doctor you can keep seeing your doctor. this is important. i don't want government bureaucrats meddling in your health care but i also don't want insurance company bureaucrats meddling in your health care either. >> everybody got that? conservative talkers, you got that? come on. the guy is so clear. the president was in complete and total command of the facts. knows exactly what he wants to do with health car
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
with the philadelphia eagles. it's the 29-year-old's first time back in the big leagues sense 2006. that's when he pleaded guilty to felony dogfighting charges. an official announcement from the team is expected later this morning, and we will have complete reaction coming up to this in about 20 minutes. >> have to wonder what the fans think there. >> they're talking, that's for sure. it's 5:07, 72 degrees here in rosslyn this friday. >> and still to come on "good morning washington" -- do you know what your kids are looking at online? we've got the latest google trend for kids. >> and happy friday. meteorologist adam caskey live in downtown rockville, currently checking in at 71 degrees. talk about the forecast coming up >> but first, jim russ has another check of your friday morning commute. it's friday. you're watching "good morning >> we are following breaking news out of southeast. right now d.c. police are on the scene of a deadly hit-and-run accident on suitland parkway. police say a man was struck and killed between naylor and stanton roads in southeast. this happened just after 20 this mo
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
in our ws b a. newscast.. >>> michael vick is on his way out of bankruptcy. the new philadelphia eagle left a virginia courtroom today after a jurnlg approved vick's plan to repay $20 million in debt. part of that plan will require vick to liquidate $9 million in assets. including his houses, his bos, and his expensive suvs. vick served 18 months in federal prison on dogfighting charges. tonight he will take the field again for the first time. after vick's hearing he flew commercial and then headed back to philly for tonight's game. >>> dan hellie joins with us a preview. big night, dan. >> michael vick says he can now move on with his lif with the bankruptcy hearing behind him. vick can focus on playing the game and repay the creditors. tonight vick will play in an nfl game for if first time since 2006. fresh from his hearing vick landed in philadelphia this afternoon where he will make his eagles debut in a preseason game against the jacksonville jaguars. vick will play and he will play early. how much he plays according to eagles head coach andy reid depends on how he actually react
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